Apps

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New South African app for job seekers

A new app has been launched in South Africa to try and help address the unemployment problem, especially among youth. The app allows job seekers to upload a micro CV and 15 second video and subsequently matches them to existing job opportunities.

South African app stops airtime from disappearing

This South African app says it can protect you from your airtime getting stolen.

App helps farmers in Ghana, Tanzania, and Uganda

A smartphone app, GeoFarmer, has been pilot-tested in Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda to help farmers with data collection and sharing.

Sudan's Facebook traders

Women in Sudan have been resisting the controls placed on them for some time - by using their smart phones and social media to trade.

Android's effect on the mobile industry

With their purchase of Android in 2005, Google has changed the world of smartphones.

Challenges remain for mobile technology in healthcare

Use of mobile technologies in healthcare is increasing in Africa, but insufficient engineering capacity and absence of policy are key challenges.

Millions of Instagram user passwords were stored in plaintext

Millions of Instagram user passwords were stored in plain text, Facebook admits.